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2019-04-14 04:46:45 PM  
I know it shouldn't but the guy just shooting into the grass, kinda cracks me up.
 
2019-04-14 04:54:33 PM  
Death to the misplaced apostrophe

Death to all apostrophes
 
2019-04-14 06:15:06 PM  
"You missed."
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"Take some shooting lessons, asshole."
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Xai [TotalFark] [BareFark]
2019-04-14 06:15:43 PM  
Another day, another responsible gun owner. Makes me feel so safe to think that I could be just driving by and a sray round could just come my way.

So safe.
 
2019-04-14 06:20:27 PM  

Xai: Another day, another responsible

irresponsiblebunch of gun owners. Makes me feel so safe to think that I could be just driving by and a sray round could just come my way.

So safe.


FTFY
 
2019-04-14 06:20:42 PM  

Xai: Another day, another responsible gun owner. Makes me feel so safe to think that I could be just driving by and a sray round could just come my way.

So safe.


I would venture a guess those weapons were stolen. Hard to envision them being responsible with a weapon when they are breaking the law right and left.
 
2019-04-14 06:21:27 PM  
Hmmmmm I guess those fine young gentlemen were training with the well regulated militia.
 
2019-04-14 06:32:28 PM  

ShowStop: Xai: Another day, another responsible gun owner. Makes me feel so safe to think that I could be just driving by and a sray round could just come my way.

So safe.

I would venture a guess those weapons were stolen. Hard to envision them being responsible with a weapon when they are breaking the law right and left.


The real owner must have been very responsible in keeping them secure.
 
2019-04-14 06:35:10 PM  

Xai: Another day, another responsible gun owner. Makes me feel so safe to think that I could be just driving by and a sray round could just come my way.

So safe.


and you're far more likely to get HIV or get hit by a drunk driver. So..
 
2019-04-14 06:37:08 PM  
They're banning single knife sales in parts of the EU.
 
2019-04-14 06:37:46 PM  

Kit Fister: Xai: Another day, another responsible gun owner. Makes me feel so safe to think that I could be just driving by and a sray round could just come my way.

So safe.

and you're far more likely to get HIV or get hit by a drunk driver. So..


But far less likely getting killed by a Muslim.
 
2019-04-14 06:42:09 PM  
What's with the guy wearing the big white bunny slippers?

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2019-04-14 06:42:50 PM  

Begoggle: Kit Fister: Xai: Another day, another responsible gun owner. Makes me feel so safe to think that I could be just driving by and a sray round could just come my way.

So safe.

and you're far more likely to get HIV or get hit by a drunk driver. So..

But far less likely getting killed by a Muslim.


Why take a chance?
 
2019-04-14 06:44:28 PM  

ShowStop: Begoggle: Kit Fister: Xai: Another day, another responsible gun owner. Makes me feel so safe to think that I could be just driving by and a sray round could just come my way.

So safe.

and you're far more likely to get HIV or get hit by a drunk driver. So..

But far less likely getting killed by a Muslim.

Why take a chance?


Agreed, let's regulate guns.
 
2019-04-14 06:45:53 PM  

Begoggle: Agreed, let's regulate guns.


It's funny to think it'd be pretty easy to regulate guns if everyone just stopped trying to take them from us.
 
2019-04-14 06:46:52 PM  
Two gang bangers throwing rounds across a parking lot

"We need more gun laws!!!"
 
2019-04-14 06:52:43 PM  
Patty and the killer missed each other but they shot that town to hell
 
2019-04-14 06:53:30 PM  

SirDigbyChickenCaesar: Two gang bangers throwing rounds across a parking lot

"We need more gun laws!!!"


"We don't need any gun laws!!!"
 
2019-04-14 06:58:40 PM  

Begoggle: SirDigbyChickenCaesar: Two gang bangers throwing rounds across a parking lot

"We need more gun laws!!!"

"We don't need any gun laws!!!"


"We need some gun laws, and more social reforms!!!"
 
2019-04-14 07:00:17 PM  
My guess is that Girl Scouts don't go door-to-door in that neighborhood selling cookies.
 
2019-04-14 07:00:19 PM  

Kit Fister: Begoggle: SirDigbyChickenCaesar: Two gang bangers throwing rounds across a parking lot

"We need more gun laws!!!"

"We don't need any gun laws!!!"

"We need some gun laws, and more social reforms!!!"


You sound like a Democrat.
 
2019-04-14 07:03:37 PM  
There was A FIREFIGHT!!!

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2019-04-14 07:09:47 PM  
If these people were better shots, this would be a self correcting problem.
We should get them some training.
 
2019-04-14 07:15:38 PM  
Clearly the answer is more guns
 
2019-04-14 07:26:57 PM  
I'll take drug deal gone bad for $500 Alex.
 
2019-04-14 07:27:24 PM  
Maybe we should go back to doing gentlemen's duels.  Something polite, out in the wilderness, supervised by a state official. 

It'd be a lot cleaner than several hundred rounds going through the walls of houses, presumably some of which if not all of them, have little or nothing to do with whatever conflict this stemmed from.
 
2019-04-14 07:29:26 PM  
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2019-04-14 07:33:20 PM  
A lot of advanced techniques to analyze there: spray and pray, half-over-the-shoulder, firing while running backwards in panic ...
 
2019-04-14 07:33:41 PM  

Kit Fister: Xai: Another day, another responsible gun owner. Makes me feel so safe to think that I could be just driving by and a sray round could just come my way.

So safe.

and you're far more likely to get HIV or get hit by a drunk driver. So..


Considering my run of recent luck I am far less likely to get HIV and more likely to be the drunk driver.
 
2019-04-14 07:36:34 PM  
Wow. That's almost like some crazy meet at high noon, OK corral shoot out. Without any idea real how to handle, aim, or shoot the freaking guns.
 
2019-04-14 07:58:55 PM  

Kit Fister: Begoggle: SirDigbyChickenCaesar: Two gang bangers throwing rounds across a parking lot

"We need more gun laws!!!"

"We don't need any gun laws!!!"

"We need some gun laws, and more social reforms!!!"


"Gun Laws for some; Miniature american flags for the rest!"
 
2019-04-14 08:16:48 PM  

Kit Fister: Begoggle: SirDigbyChickenCaesar: Two gang bangers throwing rounds across a parking lot

"We need more gun laws!!!"

"We don't need any gun laws!!!"

"We need some gun laws, and more social reforms!!!"


What if we had a discussion about gun control that wasn't dominated by concern trolling and people parroting NRA talking points?
 
2019-04-14 08:19:55 PM  

drayno76: Maybe we should go back to doing gentlemen's duels.  Something polite, out in the wilderness, supervised by a state official.

It'd be a lot cleaner than several hundred rounds going through the walls of houses, presumably some of which if not all of them, have little or nothing to do with whatever conflict this stemmed from.


Early American Duels by Ethan Lewis
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In a typical duel, each party acted through a second. The seconds' duty, above all, was to try to reconcile the parties without violence. An offended party sent a challenge through his second. If the recipient apologized, the matter usually ended. If he elected to fight, the recipient chose the weapons and the time and place of the encounter. Up until combat began, apologies could be given and the duel stopped. After combat began, it could be stopped at any point after honor had been satisfied...

You still see this when two guys are trying to fight and their friends pull them apart and try to reconcile the situation. It's was pretty prevalent (at least when I was growing up) in West Texas. You tended to see that fail when someone was new to the area or he had recently been beat down and was trying to get some respect back. Anyway, I'm not really sure that's the best way to handle things. The Navy banned dueling because junior officers kept shooting each other.
 
2019-04-14 08:35:05 PM  
It's hilarious how the shooter's buddies just drove off without him!
 
2019-04-14 09:05:54 PM  
Okay, so?  Last time I saw a shooting like that, 40 yards from my back door, we called it in, and cops didn't bother showing up to my house.  Evidently they weren't interested with a description and direction the shooters ran off to.

bratface: It's hilarious how the shooter's buddies just drove off without him!


Turns out their intended targets weren't lackin'.  That's how you know gang thugs are often cowards.  If they were as brave as they talk, they would stay and face each other like the military lines during Revolutionary War.  Calmly stand still as they shoot at each other, before charging into hand to hand combat with empty guns because none of them can shoot straight.
 
2019-04-14 09:10:12 PM  
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Are we going to have to have a Rock Hill tag?
Anyone else noticed how often this little town in this small state shows up with stories like this?
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2019-04-14 09:23:49 PM  
I'll take gang initiation for $250, Alex.
 
2019-04-14 09:48:54 PM  

FirstDennis: .
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Are we going to have to have a Rock Hill tag?
Anyone else noticed how often this little town in this small state shows up with stories like this?
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Rock Hill is the Polk County Florida of South Carolina.
 
2019-04-14 10:07:42 PM  

Someone Else's Alt: FirstDennis: .
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Are we going to have to have a Rock Hill tag?
Anyone else noticed how often this little town in this small state shows up with stories like this?
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Rock Hill is the Polk County Florida of South Carolina.


SOUTH CAROLINA is the Polk County Florida of the South
 
2019-04-14 10:27:32 PM  
Police Squad shootout
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2019-04-14 10:52:25 PM  

Turbo Cojones: Someone Else's Alt: FirstDennis: .
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Are we going to have to have a Rock Hill tag?
Anyone else noticed how often this little town in this small state shows up with stories like this?
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Rock Hill is the Polk County Florida of South Carolina.

SOUTH CAROLINA is the Polk County Florida of the South


Lived in both Rock Hill and Polk County, they both suck!  I would put the suckiest on Rock Hill though.
 
2019-04-14 11:45:58 PM  

lack of warmth: Okay, so?  Last time I saw a shooting like that, 40 yards from my back door, we called it in, and cops didn't bother showing up to my house.  Evidently they weren't interested with a description and direction the shooters ran off to.


was that before or after you left MI?
 
2019-04-15 12:02:34 AM  

Voiceofreason01: Kit Fister: Begoggle: SirDigbyChickenCaesar: Two gang bangers throwing rounds across a parking lot

"We need more gun laws!!!"

"We don't need any gun laws!!!"

"We need some gun laws, and more social reforms!!!"

What if we had a discussion about gun control that wasn't dominated by concern trolling and people parroting NRA talking points?


Since it would go no farther than this page it would accomplish the same thing every other tired topic here does.  Nothing.
 
2019-04-15 12:34:16 AM  

strathmeyer: Begoggle: Agreed, let's regulate guns.

It's funny to think it'd be pretty easy to regulate guns if everyone just stopped trying to take them from us.


It's funny to think that putting hard requirements in place to prevent irresponsible, criminal, and unsafe individuals from having firearms means you would have yours taken away.

Did I say funny? I meant terrifying.
 
2019-04-15 12:53:23 AM  
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2019-04-15 01:49:51 AM  

ThatGuyOverThere: lack of warmth: Okay, so?  Last time I saw a shooting like that, 40 yards from my back door, we called it in, and cops didn't bother showing up to my house.  Evidently they weren't interested with a description and direction the shooters ran off to.

was that before or after you left MI?


Happened right where I live now.  I'm sitting in the same spot where I heard the shots that day.

Warm day, back door was open, I had just walk inside by chance.  When I heard the shots, I looked out to see a shirtless black male, wearing jeans take cover behind a big tree, and fire a shot.  He takes off across the field, followed by a black male wearing a white shirt, jeans, took cover behind the same tree the first guy left, and fired 2 shots, and the shirtless male fired another shot from a mere 30 yards from him.  They continued to run across the field, firing, I ordered my family to the basement.  Wife tries to go out on the deck, I grab her and pull her back.  We knew where they were headed, but cops never came to ask us.  They went to the apartments on Carpenter rd, where other people proved us right by also calling in shots fired.  That's how good my memory is.  Also, both young men were slender built, under 6', maybe 10 lb difference between them.

The cops only went to callers who reported property damage.  We didn't have property damage, which is why they skipped us.  That goes to why I don't think they were interested in solving it, just handing out forms for homeowner insurance claims.
 
2019-04-15 02:05:24 AM  

Begoggle: ShowStop: Xai: Another day, another responsible gun owner. Makes me feel so safe to think that I could be just driving by and a sray round could just come my way.

So safe.

I would venture a guess those weapons were stolen. Hard to envision them being responsible with a weapon when they are breaking the law right and left.

The real owner must have been very responsible in keeping them secure.


That's an asinine assumption.
 
2019-04-15 02:08:05 AM  

Kit Fister: Begoggle: SirDigbyChickenCaesar: Two gang bangers throwing rounds across a parking lot

"We need more gun laws!!!"

"We don't need any gun laws!!!"

"We need some gun laws, and more social reforms!!!"


We have tons of gun laws. The problem is that folks who don't care about murders laws don't care about any gun laws.
 
2019-04-15 08:44:28 AM  

Voiceofreason01: Kit Fister: Begoggle: SirDigbyChickenCaesar: Two gang bangers throwing rounds across a parking lot

"We need more gun laws!!!"

"We don't need any gun laws!!!"

"We need some gun laws, and more social reforms!!!"

What if we had a discussion about gun control that wasn't dominated by concern trolling and people parroting NRA talking points?


That works so long as both sides agree that discussing things like massive poverty, lack of education, and a variety of social and environmental factors are very real points that need to be addressed as part of the equation, and a desire to push discussion of *all* of those factors, including gun laws, as the foundation of finding a solution is legitimate and not just "concern trolling".

You'll probably shiat on me for this, too, but, one of the key issues, in my opinion, is we have a large group of people who keep talking *past* each other, not *with* each other. Talking about gun control in a vacuum is fine, but it is my contention that unless or until we understand the factors that drive the behaviors making gun control necessary, we won't have the requisite knowledge or data with which we can craft gun control measures that will actually address the problems in an intelligent and meaningful way.

And no, that doesn't mean we just default back to "it's a mental health problem!" or whatever other half-baked wharrgarbl the NRA shiats out.  Mental Healthcare is an issue, it's true, and we need to vastly improve both the social attitudes toward it and how we handle it. The same can be said of addiction, domestic violence and abuse, education, lack of economic prospects, how we treat people in general, and many other aspects of our social fabric.

Red Flag laws, regardless of the contentions over ensuring protection of the innocent against abuse of the system, are one good step in changing how we approach dealing with one type of violence. It needs to be done, and it's a good step.

Doing more to properly train and fund law enforcement on how to identify and handle various situations, including the actual enforcement of laws on the books, is another key aspect to it.

For example, we discuss at some length the issue of negligence on the part of some gun owners that lead to accidents. Thankfully, regardless of the spin in the media, the numbers are very small compared to many other sources of danger, but the problem still exists.

One of the greatest tragedies that comes out of that, though, is that unlike other cases where parents behave negligently and it leads to the injury or death of a child, our legal system is singularly unwilling to impose the kind of consequences on parents whose negligence involve firearms as compared to just about any other type of parental negligence.  Leave a kid in a hot car and they die? You're arrested and charged and face a world of shiat. Leave your gun laying around and your kid hurts themselves or others with it? It's just a tragedy, etc. etc.

We as a society need to stop being afraid of imposing the legal consequences for behaviors on people just because it's a politically charged topic. fark the NRA, and fark the bleating that it's their rights and unfair to penalize them for accidents and blah blah blah.  You left a dangerous tool in a place where a child was able to access it and it lead to the injury or death of the child or someone else. That's textbook negligence. If you don't want to face the penalties for your actions, then you should use your common sense, assuming you have any, and take appropriate steps to "child-proof" your guns the same way you childproof a house. It's not farking hard.

Anyway. Sorry for the rant, but for as much as I will fight back against the wrong-headed approaches that defy logic and hard scientific data on one side, I won't brook or accept excuses against taking action on the other. We got over safety tabs, child-proof pill bottles and other reasonable steps to begin to address issues of casual negligence. We can get over taking steps to ensure that our kids aren't going to get hurt because we left our power tools laying around, or steps to ensure that we're not farking criminals who are actively a threat to other people.
 
2019-04-15 08:56:23 AM  

duenor: Kit Fister: Begoggle: SirDigbyChickenCaesar: Two gang bangers throwing rounds across a parking lot

"We need more gun laws!!!"

"We don't need any gun laws!!!"

"We need some gun laws, and more social reforms!!!"

We have tons of gun laws. The problem is that folks who don't care about murders laws don't care about any gun laws.


We have tons of gun laws that are the same kind of agnostic tripe that always come up and get thrown against the wall to see what sticks.  We don't have a coherent and well-educated method of enforcement, nor do we have funding or an attitude of urgency to enforce those laws in an intelligent way to address the common problems/causes of violence that lead to where we are.

While it's true that "Criminals don't care about laws", the vast majority of the crimes that involve guns or other weapons and that make up our violent crime problems as a whole are issues stemming from known circumstances that are identifiable and that can be addressed if we apply the law intelligently and have the resources available to do so. Further, we can address these issues by intelligently applying the information and data collection resources that we have available to us, applying modern techniques and approaches to the problem rather than cowtowing to people who are afraid of the political image it might spawn.

As an example, we have the ability to use publicly-provided information through sites like FaceBook to correlate and identify gang members, gang hierarchies, social patterns, etc. that allow for faster identification of potential violent interactions and the chance to intercede.  That's not even using any kind of questionable data mining or whatever, just what is publicly posted and visible.  People don't LIKE it, but it's no different than planting an undercover in various known public hang-outs for various groups who does nothing but listen, learns the social order of the gang, and gives a heads up to the cops before something bad happens.

Another example is taking a more aggressive approach to investigating denied purchases, investigating the historical path of guns being used in crimes, and holding those who have "lost" the firearms but failed to report them and account for their loss to a higher standard of scrutiny.

We make it a higher priority to address violent behavior early and integrate with the myriad programs designed to address it educationally and through treatment, we'll have a much, much greater drop in violence in general, which includes gun violence, without needing to take new, excessive, extreme steps.

Yes, we'll still have those who do it no matter what. But at the same time, the more serious we take things like domestic violence, gang violence, and so on; and the more resources we throw at identifying and addressing those problems, the greater the overall reduction in the kind of violence that makes up the vast majority of non-suicide violence we get.
 
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